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Project by Wahine_Woodworker posted 02-09-2011 08:32 PM 2224 views 27 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Silver Oak (Silk Oak), Shoji Inspired Sideboard





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steliart

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#1 posted 02-09-2011 08:37 PM

Nice piece!!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Chris P.

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#2 posted 02-09-2011 08:46 PM

This is really a fine-looking piece of craftsmanship. Kudos!

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levan

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#3 posted 02-09-2011 08:53 PM

Wow! That is one fine piece of furniture. Love your choice of wood. Very nice design. Excellent craftsmanship. Welcome to LJS

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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blockhead

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#4 posted 02-09-2011 09:09 PM

Wonderful craftsmanship and beautiful lines. The oak is gorgeous, well done

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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obi999

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#5 posted 02-09-2011 09:40 PM

Oh i like it very much, great craftsmanship, well done!

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 02-09-2011 10:05 PM

I read your profile page, and, based on this project, it doesn’t look to me like you need much in the way of guidance!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Bertha

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#7 posted 02-09-2011 10:08 PM

Wow! She’s really spectacular. I love the overall balance and perfectly flaired legs.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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AaronK

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#8 posted 02-09-2011 10:21 PM

beautiful work. that oak has tremendous figure – the ray fleck looks almost like cherry. Id love to see close ups!

is the back papered like the front? also why did you choose to use solid sides – and are the sides paneled or are the slats overlayed for decoration only? finally, how about the inside – are there any shelves, etc? we need more pics! :-)

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Furnitude

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#9 posted 02-09-2011 10:30 PM

Lovely piece of furniture. Nice job on the grain.

-- Mitch, http://furnitude.blogspot.com Also blog at http://www.craftsy.com/blog/author/mitch-roberson/

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jeffl

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#10 posted 02-09-2011 10:50 PM

Really nice looking piece!

-- Jeff,

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Wahine_Woodworker

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#11 posted 02-09-2011 11:07 PM

Thank you all for the lovely compliments.
AaronK- The back is not papered like the front. I used veneered ply for the back panel.
I chose to do solid sides because I wanted something more substantial for the carcass and i liked the look of the faux shoji. The overlayed slats are for decoration only, to carry around the horizontal lines I have on the doors. There is one shelf on the inside. Thanks for you interest!

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LarryN

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#12 posted 02-09-2011 11:10 PM

wow ….

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#13 posted 02-09-2011 11:23 PM

Hi Wahine
Welcome to Ljs we thrive on new members particularly artisans such as yourself. This sideboard has it all great balance ,beautiful design ,great materials all wonderfully crafted ,great build . We all look forward to more of your work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 02-09-2011 11:52 PM

Beautiful Sideboard! I really like the wood grain. Weclome to Lumberjocks.

-- Dennis Zongker

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majeagle1

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#15 posted 02-10-2011 12:22 AM

Welcome to LJ’s Wahine, you will love it here, although it is addicting…....

This is just beautiful in everyway, I love the grain in the wood, the color and especially the shoji design.
I can’t wait to see more of your projects as they are completed.

Thanks for sharing!

I also agree with Charlie, from the looks of this project, as well as the chair you are sitting on, I don’t think you need much guidance at all !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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